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FLOOD WATCH 2017: Resiliency centres in Kamloops and Merritt close at end of week

FILE PHOTO: Flood waters closed roads near Kamloops earlier this week. Resiliency centres open to help residents affected close as of Thursday, May 25.
May 20, 2017 - 11:09 AM

KAMLOOPS - Resiliency centres for Thompson Nicola Regional District residents affected by flood waters will be open for one more week.

The centre in Kamloops, located at the Coast Kamloops Hotel and Convention Centre, will be open two more days, Monday, May 22, and Wednesday, May 24. Both days it’ll be open from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

In Merritt the centre is going to be open Tuesday, May 23 and Thursday, May 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. both days. It’s located at the Merritt Civic Centre.

People from the regional district and Canadian Red Cross will be at both locations. At the Merritt centre representatives of the Lower Nicola Indian Band and Disaster Financial Assistance Program will also be on hand, according to a regional district press release.


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